Month: October 2015

Happy World Architecture Day 2015

I was looking for a photo of “me as a stereotypical architect” and I think I found the perfect one: This photo was taken by a dear friend and I think that you could easily play “how to spot an architect”: Dressed in black (to simplify the morning rituals), Camper shoes (for comfort), Cycling friendly clothing (to be able to jump on the bike to go to meetings or site at any time), large bag (we no longer carry portfolios but still carry large bags) and a foldable umbrella …which lives in the bag (to give us shelter anytime) …Gosh! After all that, back to the story: I decided that my contribution to this day will be sharing my chapter in an on-going project we have at NAWIC titled “Ask the…”. It is a collection of mini interviews with professionals of the construction industry to share an insight to their daily lives as well as their journey to get there with the next generation in mind. It is available for free online and as the project grows we hope that it will become a …